Lukla Airport (Tenzin Hillary Airport) is one of the most dangerous airports in the world at an altitude of 2,843m and is renowned as worlds highest airport. Besides being dangerous, it is the most spectacular as well. It is the first point where trekking to Mount Everest and its region starts. The trek in Everest region includes Everest Summit Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Sagarmatha National Park expedition, Gokyo Valley Trek, and so forth. Lukla is a small Sherpa village but now a popular destination for mountain adventurers and expeditors. It is at the height of 2800m above sea level. It is the gateway for all the treks in the Everest Region.
This is to notify that Kathmandu airport (direct flight to and from lukla) will be close from 1st April 2019 to 30th June 2019 because of runway maintenance from 10 PM to 8 AM every day. To provide an optional flight for reaching lukla, Ramechhap (Manthali Airport) is the suitable demand. We have the flight ticket to facilitate our travelers who are seeking for the flight or best alternate option to reach Lukla. So feel comfortable to enquire us, regarding the regular flights, bus/car drives to Ramechhap or direct Helicopter flight to lukla and return.
Ramechhap Airport is a domestic airport of Nepal which is situated in the bank of the Tamakoshi River at Manthili in the Ramechhap District of Nepal. Ramechhap airport is also known as Manthali airport which lies in South-East of Kathmandu, 132 km far by road. This takes 3 and Half Hours to 4 Hours Drive by your desired vehicles, such as private car, jeep, public bus or tourist sharing bus.The elevation of Ramechhap Airport is at 1,555 feet (474m) above the sea level. Ramechhap airport is single runway airport which is 518 meters (1,699 ft) in length.
It is a categorized as a small town having fewer tourists often. The facilities for accommodations are limited and basic. So the large number of travelers who picks this airport for the flight to Lukla and back makes the city busier and accommodation facilities might not be enough or up to the mark in peak seasons starting from April to June. For those trekkers who would like to avoid these difficulties, we have direct daily Helicopter flight to Lukla from Kathmandu or vice versa.
|Sector - Destination||Private Helicopter Cost||Sharing Helicopter Cost|
|Kathmandu - Lukla||USD 3000 (Max 5 People)||USD 600 Per Person|
|Lukla - Kathmandu||USD 3000 (Max 5 People)||USD 600 Per Person|
Flying to Lukla by an airplane is done on a regular basis (daily basis) but flying privately on a helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla is itself an amazing experience. You can have the view of an adjacent environment in comfort and ease with no hustle and bustle. For experiencing Kathmandu Lukla helicopter ride, Nepal Trek Adventure offers an attractive proposal of Helicopter Rental Service, by utilizing which you can easily mark your trip miraculous.Nepal, the country of the Himalayas, is the most desirable destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. It delivers the diversified ecosystem with its own excellent appearances that drive the mind of every visitor crazy. As the choices of people differ, Nepal Trek Adventure provides suitable options for every seeker. Similarly, Lukla, the mountaineering hub, can be reached on foot, by land transport, or by flight. Flying to Lukla also has an option of taking either airplane or helicopter.
Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter Rental Service offers best helicopter options along with timely departure and arrival guarantee. By means of this service, you can take full advantage of window seated view, proper relaxing environment, and luggage supportive container. So, if you are planning to fly over Everest region and reach to Lukla, Kathmandu Lukla helicopter rental service will be the best choice. Choosing this option will make your trip more exhilarating and you will not regret this decision of yours at all.
Lukla Airport has a short runway with a tiny space to adjust airplane with massive mountains all around it. Once a pilot decides to land, then he has to do it, as there is no chance of pulling up. Once you get to the plane in Kathmandu, then you will see amazing valley view, hills covered with trees and bushes, bridges, waterfall, and upside down view of small runway awaiting for its visitors in Lukla. On the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, you can view 18 different mountain peaks, among which 4 are of height more than 8000m. And, it will take 30 minutes to reach Lukla airport from Kathmandu.
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Above mentioned schedule is organized on the basis of the daily flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and vice-versa. Nepal Trek Adventure provides you facility of ticket booking in advance i.e. you can book the ticket in advance for running the year 2018 and upcoming years 2019, 2020, 2021 and so forth. This facility of advance booking will help you a lot in being carefree about situations that may occur while booking the ticket.
Booking tickets of Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu in advance have lots of advantages. You will be able to enjoy your trip without hassling about return options and non-availability of tickets. Advance booking also aids in spending less time in bookings and more time in enjoying the trip and the surrounding environment. Your trip confirmation is also guaranteed by your advance booking. In the main season, visitors make their booking in rush, which is wrong and frustrating. So, it’s better to book tickets some months earlier so that your place become secure in fight check-in list.
Kathmandu Lukla Flight Schedule is a prototype of flight departure and arrival, which is tried to follow by operators. But sometimes, weather condition or any other emergencies may come on the way, because of which flight could not operate properly. In such conditions, you will be provided pre-information about the delay, and your patience is the most demanded entity here. There may not be many worries in landing as maximum wandering of aircraft in the air is 1 hour. But for taking-off, hours can be taken to fly because of weather condition and physical emergencies. Thus, you need not worry as the operators give permission to fly till 4 pm. If your craft flies within dedicated time, then you will be able to return to Kathmandu on keen time, otherwise, you will have to wait for another day flight. In this condition, your patience is the most essential thing which will make yours as well as operators’ mind strain-free.
The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is of just 35 minutes. But taking weather condition and environmental status under observation, time of flight, arrival, and departure may vary up to few extended minutes. But without any doubt, your flight will be great as you take off from land to air. You can book this flight directly from Airline Corporations. But if you want to do it in a simple way, you can drop us an inquiry mail for fast inquiry and easy facilitation. You can choose your appropriate time from above mentioned time schedules and let us know about your planning.
Lukla, being a major hub for mountaineering, is the busiest area in Nepal as well as all around the world. It has become the major tourist attraction since the time pioneers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgay Sherpa step their foot in this spectacular region. Around 10000 trekkers, visitors and commoners explore this region in main seasons as well as in off-seasons.
The major seasons in which the area become swarming are autumn and spring. The months that fall in these seasons are February, March, April, and September, October, November. In these time, the sky remains clear providing the crystal-clear view of surrounding mountains, green forests, bush bursting hills, wild animals and birds, and cloud dancing on the sky. In these seasons, huge numbers of tourists visit this area and make it jam-packed. Eventually, overcrowd makes this place much exasperating but all those fades away along with encounter to the natural milieu.
Sometimes, on the runway, the slippery condition can occur because of snow traces and high wind. But, as the climate of Lukla changes so often, clear space can be observed much sooner. Climate change is a nature call, so it cannot be determined fully but estimations can be done. Observing the past records and experiences, these six seasons (March, April, May, September, October, and November) are affirmed as the best seasons for Kathmandu Lukla Flight.
I wanted to know the cultures and traditions of people living in Everest Region but without going for trekking as my physical condition is not so good for trekking in the Everest Region. So I just wanted to reach Namche Bazar. Lukla airport was very scary and adventurous as well. The view of hundreds of mountain from the flight was breath taking. I finally reached NamcheBazar without any guides and porters and this was possible just due to Nepal Trek Adventures. I got a lot of knowledge by interacting the people living in this region and my motive was accomplished.
I salute the skills of the pilot flying the plane towards Lukla. They must be really experienced and well trained for flying in such a dangerous path. The journey was amazing giving the view of hills and mountains of Nepal. I went to Lukla to exploring the trading area of the Everest region. I wanted to make a documentary on different trading processes of Nepal and Lukla was part of it. I did not want any guide and porter as I was not going for a package or trekking and I knew the main areas of Lukla. Most of the trekking agency did not agree for this and suggested to have a guide and porter with me for their benefits. But Nepal trek adventures easily fulfilled my request and booked the tickets on the day I wanted to travel. Such a cool agency that thinks for both way comfort.
I just wanted to explore the Lukla airport knowing that it is one of the most dangerous airports providing some adventures and excitement. I wanted to go without any guides and porters and Nepal trek adventure understood me easily and made this journey possible. I could experience the thrill at much low cost and much more satisfaction due to NTA. Flying to Lukla airport was very adventurous and the exploration towards Lukla region was also a great experience.
Nepal Trek Adventure is a company fulfilling every word they mention. Have a strong trust towards this company, this won’t let you down. The distant view of Everest from the flight was so overwhelming and relaxing. The flight towards Lukla was booked on the date I wanted to. It was really adventurous flying towards the most dangerous airport in Nepal.
I had heard a lot about Lukla airport. I wanted to reach Lukla as my friends were waiting there for me. I did not want to go on a flight as they say it is one of the scariest airports. But, I had to reach Lukla in a day anyhow. Then I came to know about the helicopter booking system as explained bt Binod. He was so clear about all the facts in helicopter flight and booked a helicopter as soon as possible. Finally, I met my friends in Lukla skipping the scariest part of the journey and we were able to travel in the region. The service of NTA is really good and always tries to comfort us in any way possible. I highly recommend NTA for quality service.
I wanted to reveal the most adventurous part of me so decided to go for independent trekking. All other trekking agencies looked for their advantage and suggested guides and porters then I met NTA. I was so surprised to interact with their behavior of comforting their clients. They booked the flight so easily without guide and porter. Going to EBC solo trip was a dream for me and NTA helped me fulfill my greatest dream. Thanks, Nepal Trek Adventure.
Being an introvert person, I don’t like to interact with a lot of people and like to travel alone. I decided to go on an Everest Region Trekking without guides and porters. One of my friends suggested having contact with Nepal Trek Adventures. NTA really made it possible. They provided a fast and comfortable service for me. Had a good experience traveling independently towards the Everest region. They made sure they fulfilled all their words and made my journey possible without any guides and porters. I'm really grateful to NTA for this trip.
I wanted to travel to Lukla region and had only 3 days remaining in Nepal. The day I wanted to go to Lukla, there were no flights due to the bad weather. As the NTA team understood my situation, they suggested the helicopter flight and soon booked a helicopter for me. The helicopter flight was possible in that weather and the view were little unclear but were awesome. I soon reached in Lukla and this was possible only due to Nepal Trek Adventures. I'm so glad that I chose NTA for this journey.